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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:53 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:59
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Altitude: 18.9°   Azimuth: 315.9°   Direction: North-West

HR1097 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1097 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1097 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1097 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1097 star
DSS2 image of HR1097. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1097 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1097


HR1097 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 18.9°
Azimuth: 315.9°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1097

HR1097 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1097 are provided in the following table:

03h 38m 00s
+42° 34’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1097 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1097 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1097.

Visibility of HR1097 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR1097 is circumpolar and transits at 11:15 UTC (altitude: 81.1°)

Distance of HR1097 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1097 is distant 829.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

254.45 pc
829.52 ly
-1 km/s
0.024 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1097

HR1097 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1097 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1097. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1097